Two-page layout tips: remember, if your colors and accents
don't coordinate, your two-page spread won't either,
even if you use the following techniques. Color is very,
It is more important to keep the main focus on the photos
and help other people move easily through an album.
The idea is to make it easy for readers to see a set
of pages as a whole. Mismatched pages next to each other
have little in common.
Make two page layouts look like one (ie. tie the four
corners together by adding triangles of patterned or
solid colored paper to the two outside corners of each
Create a two-page layout using two papers that don't
necessarily match, but coordinate. Mat your focal point
picture with the same paper as the background on the
When you and others look through your scrapbooks, you
should feel a sense of flow, continuity and visual comfort.
You should want to keep turning the pages. This will
create a more visually "complete" scrapbook.
Don't forget spreads of more than two pages in your
scrapbook. It is just as easy to tie several pages together
visually as it is with two. Try creating a three or
four-page layout with panoramic sheet protectors.